Timeline

2012
Started exploring the idea of building/living in a tiny home in New Hampshire. Life took a bit of an unexpected detour with Aaron being offered a job out here in California. We relocated. The idea paused, but never went away.

Fall 2015
Began revisiting the idea of building a tiny home.

January 28, 2016
After seeing pictures of a good friends’ current tiny house build, we decide that if they can do it, we can do it!

February 2, 2016
Confirmed that the trailer will fit through the gate of our planned build site.

February 11, 2016
Placed order and deposit for tiny house trailer.

April 12, 2016
Trailer delivered!

April 13, 2016
Trailer leveled. Took measurements for flashing.

April 15, 2016
Flashing trays ordered from Express Metal, Inc, expected delivery within a week.

 April 19, 2016
Flashing trays delivered. Realized a miscount, needed to order 10 additional trays.

April 21, 2016
Cut templates for flashing trays.

April 23, 2016
Weekend work day with Ethan. Continued cutting/fitting/taping flashing. Drilled first 4 anchor holes into the trailer. Drilled holes and moved wiring.

April 24, 2016
Continued work on flashing. Finished center section.

May 15, 2016
Full two-day build weekend. One row of flashing and insulation remains, the final on the hitch end. Decided to take a break there and start cutting plywood for the subfloor.

May 29, 2016
Completed subfloor. One row of flashing remains to be attached from beneath the trailer.

May 30, 2016
Began framing. Framed first four pieces (out of sixteen). Raised first three walls.

June 12, 2016
Finished framing the first cantilevered kids loft.

June 20, 2016
Finished framing and raising all the walls.

July 6, 2016
Began sheathing.

July 17, 2016
Finished installing roof joists.